Carte von der Sudliche Spitze von Africa – Forster, J.R.


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This map is the only map of Africa by Dr. Johann(es) Reinoldus Forster, the famous and controversial naturalist who accompanied Capt. James Cook’s Second Voyage and visited the Cape of Good Hope in 1772 and 1775. “Examples of this map are known to exist in only a few institutions: two in the USA and four in Germany.” Very good condition with original hand colour. Size: 64 x 54cm

Date Published: 1797
Publication Place: Nuremberg
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Very good

Dimensions: 64 x 54cm

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Weight 5000 g